Press Releases

Lena Kåreland new member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury

May 28, 2015 12:24 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Today the Swedish Arts Council appointed Lena Kåreland as member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury from July 1, 2015.

Press invitation: PRAESA receives the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015

May 22, 2015 08:05 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Welcome to cover the presentation of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015. Time: Monday June 1, 6:00 pm (all seats must be taken at 5:45 pm) Venue: Stockholm Concert Hall

Focus on the joy of books and storytelling in this year’s award week

Apr 28, 2015 08:46 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award This year’s Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) week begins on Monday May 25. Representatives from South African organisation PRAESA will visit Stockholm and Vimmerby to participate in an extensive program targeting students, educators, media and an interested general public.

Mar 31, 2015 12:10 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Based in Cape Town, PRAESA (Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa) is an organisation that has worked to promote reading and literature for children and young people in South Africa since 1992.

Press Invitation: Announcement of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Mar 24, 2015 07:16 GMT Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Welcome to cover the announcement of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Time: March 31 at 12:40 pm Venue: National Library of Sweden, Humlegårdsgatan 26, Humlegården Stockholm

Mar 17, 2015 12:24 GMT Keltic Clothing Blair McDowell announces a 15-stop book tour for her novel, Romantic Road, starting March 16th and ending April 15th.

Jan 19, 2015 19:48 GMT Local Legend In March 2012, Elisa Frank hit the national headlines for the most dreadful reasons when she witnessed her sister and best friend murdered by her ex-boyfriend. Now she has turned the tragedy into triumph with her book THE BORDERLINE DIARIES, a brilliantly written description of surviving the most serious mental health issues.

2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Announcement on March 31

Jan 15, 2015 10:20 GMT Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Jury Chair Boel Westin will announce the 2015 laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on March 31 at 1 p.m. The jury is awarding the world’s largest prize for children’s literature for the thirteenth time. This year 197 candidates were nominated for the award, from 61 countries.

Nov 10, 2014 11:56 GMT Karen Platt Are you hoping to publish a book? Do you have a book inside you that is longing to get out? Have you been rejected by a traditional publisher but still want to see your work in print? Karen Platt has launched a new guide to self-publishing to help all budding authors.

Made with Love, Chick Lit Sensation on Wattpad.com gets published

Oct 28, 2014 12:26 GMT AppToPress After 3.5 million reads, beActive releases Made with Love as a novel